The Pros Of All Countertops

When it comes to choosing a new kitchen countertop, there are many different styles and materials to choose from.  Have you ever watched one of those home improvement shows on television and thought that the new counters looked gorgeous, but wondered how functional they really were? If you are in the process of remolding your kitchen, how do you know what kind of countertop would work best for you and your family?

Here are 4 of the most popular materials on the market today:

1) Granite

Pros: We all know that granite is gorgeous and it’s been around for a long time. It comes in a variety of colors and has a natural grain that gives each installation a unique look.

2) Wood

Pros: A natural and beautiful material can lend warmth and depth to your kitchen. It is durable enough to cut and chop on as scratches can be buffed out easily.

3) Concrete

Pros: Becoming very popular, these counters are heat-resistant and won’t scratch easily. They are also relatively inexpensive if you install it on your own.

4) Engineered Stone (90% Quartz)

Pros: Comes in many gorgeous styles and colors including styles that look like white marble or natural granite.  Is heat, scratch, stain, and crack resistant and many types are now antibacterial. It is low maintenance as no sealing is required. The price is very affordable.

At Cardigan, we want you to have the most beautiful and functional kitchen available.  We can guide you through the options available for countertops and help you find the one that will best meet your needs.  While some options might look pretty, we know that they aren’t always functional for the everyday life that goes on in a lived-in kitchen. Call us today and get ready to explore the options on your path to a better countertop.

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